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10/07/2014 11:16 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

After SCOTUS Decision, First Same-Sex Couples Marry In Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia And Wisconsin (PHOTOS)

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Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) couples across Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin scrambled to tie the knot Oct. 6 after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected appeals from those five states which sought to prohibit same-sex marriages.

Just hours later, county clerks in those five states began issuing marriage licenses to those couples -- and their impromptu ceremonies, as seen on social media, are just heartwarming.

The flurry of marriage equality victories doesn't seem likely to end anytime soon, as Colorado, Kansas, North Carolina, South Carolina, West Virginia and Wyoming are in the same judicial circuits and must abide by the appellate rulings that were put on hold pending the Supreme Court's review. When all is said and done in those states (which could happen in short order, according to the Associated Press), same-sex marriage will be legal in 30 states and the District of Columbia.

Check out photos of the first same-sex couples to receive marriage licenses below. Congrats, all!

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